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Theophilus ‘TJ’ Stepan

Theophilus “TJ” Stepan, age 87, of Nashua, IA, died Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, at Linn Haven Rehab and Healthcare in New Hampton.

A private family service will take place at a later date.

Theophilus John Stepan was born June 20, 1933, in Iowa City, IA, the son of John and Lillian (Pecinovsky) Stepan. On June 29, 1965, in New Hampton, he married Mary Johnson. The couple initially lived in Lawler and later moved to the Nashua area.

TJ is survived by his step-daughter, Valorie Johnson of Nashua, IA; one brother, Edward Stepan of West Union, IA; one sister, Lillian Karnik of Spillville, IA; along with many nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Mary Stepan in 2012; one step-daughter, Della Johnson; one brother, Vincent Stepan; one sister, Agnes McGee.